Field of Play – Track Officials Jobs

  • Marshalling – organizing athletes into their lanes/starting orders and handing them over to the start crew; keeps track events on time
  • Umpires – watching for lane and race infractions as athletes compete
  • Starting – shooting the gun, calling false starts, assisting with marshalling (sometimes)
  • Finish line – finish orders, lap counting, back up timing (sometimes)
  • Call Room – checking athletes into events, checking spikes and equipment bags
  • Verify records

Field of Play – Field Officials Jobs

  • Jumps and Throws
  • Measure throws and/or jumps
  • Verify performance and records
  • Verify jumps or throws are legal
  • This area allows for more interaction with the athletes
  • Keep events on time
  • Insure bar in PV and HJ is at the proper height

Photo Timing and Results (Technology)

  • Results (work with Hy-Tek Software and Trackie online to set up meet entries, set up heats/flights and finals and submit results to Athletics Canada)
  • Display boards
  • Photo timing (track results)

Skill Set

  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Pleasant with good customer service skills
  • Willing to take direction from other volunteer leaders
  • Willingness to learn
Officiating Opportunities (download above information)
Technical Resources and Links